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HIGHLANDERS DIET (a Gaelic Scotland Nutrition Walk)

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"Nowhere will you find people of robuster physique, higher spirited, or longer lived, more active in their old age and later in reaching it, than among the Highlanders; and that in spite of their entire dependence on cheese, flesh and milk. In the variety and delicate flavour of our meat we can bear comparison with the greatest countries."

Sir Thomas Craig (1603, De Unione Regnorum Britannia Tractatus),
translation by Charles Sanford Terry (1909, 446-47)

Disclaimer:

I do not suggest we ditch plant food and load up on dairy & meat. Please try to look at “Highlanders diet” from a higher perspective. I personally eat half of my food by volume in form of vegetables and 90% plant-based. If I choose meat and dairy, it’s usually local, home-made, leftover bones (aimed for pet food, here in the UK) or at least organic. My worst health problems always followed after periods of vegan or vegetarian diets. I respect all living creatures and do not differentiate between a fluf…

Happy New Year 2019

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A very happy and healthy new year to all!

Two-bus journey away from the busy Central Belt of Scotland. What a treat!

Photos taken by my second-hand £80 smartphone. Location: Pitlochry, the Hill above the Lettoch Farm and the river Garry. Walk difficulty: easy enough but all paths can be dangerous when frozen. Walks can be adjusted to take 2-4 hours.